About one year ago I was visiting Dubai in the middle of the summer – meaning, it was very hot so most of my photographs I took was after sunset. Actually most of the images taken in Dubai in May 2015 where taken somewhere at midnight.
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There are so many cool fancy places to go in Dubai! There is literally an endless supply of locations for taking photographs!
As usual I was asking the locals, this time a cab driver, to bring me somewhere where they would go. Often in Dubai this was very famous places like Dubai Marina or Dubai Deira but that was OK since I had a limitation on time. In total I spent 5 days there.
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My camera settings where the same as always. The camera is put into Aperture Priority Mode to choose the F-Stop by me. RAW file format is a must to later post process the photographs taken. The RAW format is to me like a database that can be viewed using different queries – only the query language is not SQL, it is the sliders in Adobe Lightroom.
Even if it is a typical HDR situation or not, the bracketing function at my camera is always enabled and I shoot most of the time at -2, 0, +2 to take 3 pictures.
When I am back home in my digital darkroom, I have to option to process it using Photomatix (create an HDR image) or just using Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop to evolve it.
Both pictures above are non HDR images and processed using Adobe Photoshop. I have started writing an EBook and wanted to see if what I write also works…